Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Prospect Preview- Charles Furbush

I'm not a minor league scout, or even a talent evaluator for that matter, but when I see a name such as Charles Furbush, I'm sure to work a feature into the blog for him. Furbush is a classic name, ranks up there with Dick Pole and Rusty Kuntz. Furbush is currently toiling in the Detroit Tigers minor league system in Single-A Lakeland, but would be more advanced if not for an injury which wiped out his entire 2008 season. Mr. Bush-of-Fur has a 5-4 record through 14 games started in '09, logging 71.2 innings, with a 3.77 ERA and respectable 1.24 WHIP. The lefthanded 2007 4th round draft pick, is 11-5 with a 3.10 ERA and 1.16 WHIP over 2 minor league seasons. I'm sure he knows how to get out of a hairy situation, or take a close shave on a liner up the middle. Here's to hoping for continued health and progression, because I'd love to see Furbush on the back of a Tigers jersey someday.

Bush- Glycerine

1 comment:

GM-Carson said...

As Busted Coverage put it- What a great mid-1970s porn name - Furbush.

Chastity Furbush? Becky Furbush? Jenna Furbush? Jesse Jane Furbush? Tasty Furbush?

This name would even make for some great porn video names.

Bustin’ Furbush….Furbush Fire……Where The Boys Aren’t (Furbush episode)……A Night In The Furbush….etc.

Except, as More Hardball pointed out this morning, this last name belongs to Detroit Tigers minor league pitcher Charles Furbush who would give plenty of Michigan State fratties much pleasure if he could ever make the majors.